[KDE/Mac] Macports + Konsole + fonts?

pete wright nomadlogic at gmail.com
Tue Jul 6 19:48:25 CEST 2010

Hi All,
I was able to install and get running kdebase4 via macports with
minimal issues.  I have verified the konq, kate and konsole all work!

I am running into an issue with fonts in konsole though.  I have
installed quite a few additional fonts via macports, yet I am only
seeing a limited set of fonts available when i goto Edit Profile ->
Appearance -> Edit Font (Andale Mono, Courier, Monaco for example).  I
also find that Monaco 10point is the only font that is rendering
correctly.  If I scale this font up to 14point for example spacing b/w
characters breaks, and the terminal becomes useless.

I have purged my fc-cache and rebuilt it several times, and have
re-installed kdebase4 as well with no luck.  Has anyone else run into
this issue?

Platform Version 4.4.5 (KDE 4.4.5)

debugging info when running konsole in foreground - the last line is
produced when i change my font from Monaco to courier for example:

[pete-w at trestles]/Applications/MacPorts/KDE4/konsole.app/Contents/MacOS>
./konsole --nofork
2010-07-06 10:45:49.966 konsole[12274:903] CoreText: Invalid 'kern'
Table In CTFont <name: Bauhaus93, size: 12.000000, matrix: 0x0>
CTFontDescriptor <attributes: <CFBasicHash 0x116f35670
[0x7fff7051cf20]>{type = mutable dict, count = 1,
entries =>
        2 : <CFString 0x7fff70ea8280 [0x7fff7051cf20]>{contents =
"NSFontNameAttribute"} = <CFString 0x103166030
[0x7fff7051cf20]>{contents = "Bauhaus93"}
konsole(12274) Konsole::TerminalDisplay::setVTFont: Using an
unsupported variable-width font in the terminal.  This may produce
display errors.


pete wright

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